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House Proceeding 07-20-09 on Jul 20th, 2009 :: 1:17:55 to 1:22:35
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David Scott

1:17:36 to 1:17:56( Edit History Discussion )

David Scott: as we see going on here in this congress. so, mr. speaker, i do rise in support of this bill and i hope that we will pass it una once it comes for a vote. with that, i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time. the gentleman from georgia, mr. scott.

David Scott

1:17:55 to 1:22:35( Edit History Discussion )
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David Scott

1:17:57 to 1:18:17( Edit History Discussion )

David Scott: mr. scott: thank you very much, mr. speaker. and as has been mentioned by each of our speakers, we certainly applaud the hunters for the hungry program for the great job that they're doing. but this should serve as also a wake-up call and a challenge of

David Scott

1:18:18 to 1:18:39( Edit History Discussion )

David Scott: more americans and more organizations whereas the gentleman from massachusetts pointed out with his statistics, there is so much more that we must do to reach that goal that we have no american, no american child, no one in this country going to bed hungry at night. but we are the wealthiest country in

David Scott

1:18:40 to 1:19:00( Edit History Discussion )

David Scott: and so the hunters for the hungry program and h. resolution 270 presentences not only an opportunity to celebrate the hunters for the hungry program but for us to accept the challenge to do more to make sure no american goes to bed hungry.

David Scott

1:19:01 to 1:19:21( Edit History Discussion )

David Scott: and i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman has the right to close. the gentleman from pennsylvania still has time remaining. mr. thompson: thank you, mr. speaker. i want to thank my colleagues for supporting this legislation. it truly fulfills the spirit that makes america great where

David Scott

1:19:22 to 1:19:42( Edit History Discussion )

David Scott: neighbors assist neighbors. and with that, i don't believe i have any additional speakers. and i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: all time has been yielded back. the question is will the house suspend the rules and agree to house resolution 270. those in favor say aye. those opposed, no. in the opinion of the chair, 2/3 being in the

David Scott

1:19:43 to 1:20:04( Edit History Discussion )

David Scott: affirmative, the rules are suspended, the resolution is agreed to -- the gentleman from georgia. mr. broun: mr. speaker, i request the yeas and nays. the speaker pro tempore: the yeas and nays are requested. those in favor of taking a vote by a vote will rise and remain standing until counted. a sufficient number having arisen, the yeas and nays are ordered. pursuant to clause 8, rule 20,

David Scott

1:20:05 to 1:20:26( Edit History Discussion )

David Scott: and the chair's prior announcement, furthe proceedings on this motion will be postponed. for what purpose does the gentleman from georgia rise? mr. scott: i ask unanimous have five legislative days to revise and extend their remarks on the resolution just considered. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, so ordered. for what purpose does the gentleman from

David Scott

1:20:27 to 1:20:47( Edit History Discussion )

David Scott: georgia rise? mr. scott: mr. speaker, i move to suspend the rules and pass the resolution h.con. resolution 164. the speaker pro tempore: the clerk will report the title of the concurrent resolution. the clerk: concurrent resolution recognizing the 40th anniversary

David Scott

1:20:48 to 1:21:08( Edit History Discussion )

David Scott: of the food and nutrition rvice of the department of agriculture. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from georgia, mr. scott and the gentleman from pennsylvania plrks thompson each will control 20 minutes. the chair recognizes the gentleman from georgia, mr. scott. mr. scott: i yield myself such time as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized.

David Scott

1:21:09 to 1:21:29( Edit History Discussion )

David Scott: mr. scott: mr. speaker, it is my pleasure to pay tribute to the outstanding and important work of usda's food and nutrition program by supporting h.con.res. 164. mr. speaker, since 1969, fns has

David Scott

1:21:30 to 1:21:51( Edit History Discussion )

David Scott: provided children and needy children with better access to food and a more healthy diet through the food assistance program and comprehensive nutrition education efforts. in its time of great economic recession, the employees of f.n.s. have demonstrated their extraordinary commitment to

David Scott

1:21:52 to 1:22:12( Edit History Discussion )

David Scott: public service by serving a record number of americans in need through the supplemental nutrition assistance program. in recent months, nearly 35 million people have found it necessary to make use of this safety net program. in addition, f.n.s. serves specific sectors of our

David Scott

1:22:13 to 1:22:35( Edit History Discussion )

David Scott: population by providing school males, funding and commodities -- meals, funding and commodities to food banks and specialized programs for native americans, infants, children and pregnant women. for their efforts on behalf of america in need, i congratulate the employees of the food and

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